Meeting in northern Thailand between the armed Arakan Liberation Party and the Burmese government’s Peace-making Work Committee ended without any accord.
Religious leaders pledge to cooperate with each other to stop communal violence.
Burmese constitutional reform must include deliberation on the right to self-determination and allow ethnic nationalities to decide their own political destiny.
Burma’s largest spirit festival has become a rare opportunity for the LGBT community to dress and act freely.
Burma wants to nominate the ancient Pyu city state of Hanlin as a World Heritage Site.